Advice for Uncommitted Seniors

If you’re a high school senior not committed to a college, the fall can be a difficult but important time if you want to play softball. Watch today’s video for some advice.

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Free Downloadable Softball Conditioning Program

This week I’ve put together a softball conditioning program that any athlete (or parent) can follow on their own. You can use any piece of cardio equipment that you have access to or you could even perform these workouts at a track.

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Quick Tip: Indoor “Distance” Drills

The weather has been beautiful here in Pittsburgh, and I’m hoping it will hold out for a while yet so my girls can continue practicing outdoors as much as possible! But regardless, the post-work daylight hours are getting shorter, many people struggle with changing field use permissions in the fall, and it’s going to get chilly eventually.

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Think You Need To Make Your Wrist Snap Stronger?

Students often ask me how to make their wrist snaps stronger. How come no one asks that question about an overhand throw from the infield or outfield? More in the video!

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The “Beat Your Streak” Game

Although we receive a ton of questions on a wide variety of topics, 90% of them are “How do I fix ____.” No matter what is giving you trouble, you can use this game to fix ANY problem!

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Tracking Position

A reader asked a great question about the position your body should be in when you land tracked on the power line. Check out my answer in the video!

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Core Exercises for Pitching Posture

In this week’s video, I introduce three core exercises that I really, really like. Not only will you feel this exercise in your core muscles immediately, you won’t be forced to twist and bend putting additional stress on your low back. The exercise not only challenges the core, but balance as well, which is important …

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A Day in the Life of a College Softball Player

Now that most college-bound athletes will be leaving for school this week or next, I thought it was an appropriate time to give some insight into the daily responsibilities and experience of a college student athlete. It’s important for athletes and families to realize that the School:Softball:Social ratio differs at each division, each conference, and most likely at each school. Here are some first-hand accounts of a day in the life of a college softball player.

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Destination vs. Location

What’s the difference? Find out in the video!

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Softball Fitness: The Importance of Aerobic Work for Strength and Power

For this week’s contribution, I’m sharing an article that covers the science behind the importance of aerobic training and development for strength and power athletes. This article is technical and I understand it doesn’t satiate the reader’s who are looking for exercises or “workouts”. I’m sharing this for the fitness and strength and conditioning professionals who are in charge of creating and implementing training programs.

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